Life Enhancement specializes in providing psychotherapy, coaching and essentials designed to support your emotional health. Ours is a private practice in Hanover, MA.
We are pleased to introduce you to our team:
LeShelle Woodard, Ph.D.
Dr. Woodard has more than two decades of experience working with individuals, couples and families. She is skilled in providing many forms of counseling and coaching services that help with improving relationships, resolving conflict, recognition and effective use of one's strengths. Additionally, with her coaching and psychotherapy clients, she uses behavioral and body based interventions to tame anxiety, build confidence and inner strengths. Dr. Woodard is known for her warmth, active engagement and giving direct feedback aimed at fostering self-knowledge, insight and inner growth. Learn more about Dr. Woodard via Boston Voyager's Spotlight article.
Education: PhD, University of MA Boston; MA, University of MA Boston
Professional Affiliations: Member of the American Psychological Association; Associate Lecturer, Dept. of Psychology, University of MA Boston
Yelena Zelikman, MA
Ms. Zelikman has more than a decade of experience and is one of few analytic practitioners on the South Shore. Psychoanalysis, the original form of talk therapy, is a process of careful and thorough self-exploration. Ms. Zelikman assists clients with identifying the root sources of their difficulties and fosters growth through developing self-awareness and resolution of internally driven thoughts, motivations and behaviors so that her clients may reach their full potential. Ms. Zelikman is well skilled in treating children, adolescents and adults.
Education: Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis
Mia Gardner, MSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Ms. Gardner specializes in family interventions with an emphasis on children, adolescents, and family centered concerns. Ms. Gardner has worked with various school systems to provide families with the support needed to help students of all ages (preschool through college) thrive. When working with clients Ms. Gardner emphasizes building of coping skills, thinking and reasoning skills, effective communication and building of a positive sense of self. Ms. Gardner works children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Learn more about Ms. Gardner: Team Spotlight.
Education: Boston University School of Social Work
Rachel Mondrick, LICSW
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Ms. Mondrick specializes in life stage resilience working primarily with mature adults, adolescents, and couples. With a warm and gentle, yet direct approach, she assists her clients with focusing on inner strengths while letting go of the impacts of past and present stress. Ms. Mondrick possesses a broad array of clinical skills. Her favored therapies include internal family systems, narrative therapy, and somatic (body-based) psychotherapy. Clients describe Ms. Mondrick's approach as fostering personal growth, improving self-awareness, as well as assisting with feeling more grounded and confident. Her goal is to help you align your body and mind so you can live your most fulfilling life.
Education: Simmons College Graduate School of Social Work
Kathleen Gibbs, M.Ed.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Ms. Gibbs is our family systems expert. Unlike many clinicians who work with families, Ms. Gibbs professional training is focused specifically on the family unit. Ms. Gibbs excels with assisting couples and families in recognizing and changing challenging dynamics with the goal of resolving conflict and creating an enhanced sense of love and belonging between couples and family members. Additionally, Ms. Gibbs works with women individually with a focus on empowerment within the present family system or to assist with overcoming persisting family of origin related difficulties.
Education: University of MA Boston
Julie Grant, MSW
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Ms. Grant is a resiliency expert who focuses on excelling throughout one’s life. Individuals seek Ms. Grant’s assistance with navigating challenging or unexpected events, situations and transitions. People who desire assistance with overcoming the impact of past or present relationship conflicts, environmental stressor and other forms of adversity also benefit from Ms. Grant’s expertise. Cognitive behavioral therapies, including specialized therapies such as DBT and prolonged exposure, are Ms. Grant’s treatments of choice. Ms. Grant works with children, adolescents, adults and couples.
Education: Bridgewater State University